Topic “Resources”


The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation is a leading portal of information about sustainability efforts throughout California. For individuals with specific interests, the
Luskin Center offers a tailored menu of resources for policy makers, faculty
members, students, visiting scholars, and staff The Luskin Center collaborates with civic leaders to advance innovative policy and governance for environmental sustainability in Los Angeles and beyond. The list below highlights some of the Luskin Center's civic partners who provide resources, leadership and action related to environment, energy, and sustainability.

Examples of Civic Partners (a partial list)

California Air Resources Board
California Energy Commission
California Department of Toxic Substances Control
California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Collaborative
California Public Utilities Commission
California Water Boards
California Center for Sustainable Energy
Cleantech Los Angeles and Cleantech Incubabor
Electric Power Research Institute
Environment Now
Environmental Defense Fund
Global Green
Green Los Angeles Coalition 
Los Angeles Business Council
Los Angeles City Government
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Los Angeles Mayor's Office
Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative
Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability
Metropolitan Water District ofSouthern California
National Water Research Insitute
Sierra Club-Angeles Chapter
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
Southern California Association of Governments
The California Endowment
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Forest Service




Supporting the transition to electric-drive, alternative-fuel, and autonomous vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Supporting the creation and implementation of state and local policies, investments and plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing local resilience, environmental, public health, and economic benefits.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems and water use behavior in California.
Supporting urban greening efforts―in public parks, streets and beyond―to restore natural processes and habitats while connecting neighborhoods to each other and their environment.


Civic leaders partner with the Luskin Center to use the center's research to.
Faculty and staff collaborate with the interdisciplinary Luskin Center.
Students from across UCLA are involved with the Luskin Center's .